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Manager, Data Reporting and Analytics, Biostatistics Biostatistics

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Oakland
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:
The Vaccine Study Center (VSC), a department imbedded within the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research, is seeking a Data Manager to provide leadership for our programming and analytic staff to support a portfolio of studies focused on vaccine research. This position assumes the role of manager for 6 VSC data analysts and provides: 1) day-to-day leadership and direction, 2) data management, programming and analytic expert consultation, and 3) technical assistance and advice to the analysts. Additional tasks include analytic database development, data analysis, quality control, interpretation of results, development or implementation of study tracking systems, development of standards, procedures and policies, generating progress reports, and supporting the PIs and project managers as needed to develop grants, presentations, and publications. The ideal candidate will possess: 1) expert proficiency in SAS and SQL, 2) the ability to perform data transformation and extraction from multiple administrative and clinical records databases, 3) experience with creation, analytical manipulation, and interpretation of large databases, and 4) experience leading and managing other professionals. Experience working with KP data is also strongly preferred. Experience working in R and performing advanced statistical analyses is a plus but not required. This position has a work from home option if desired with some required in-person meetings in Oakland (e.g., possibly once per week).
Essential Responsibilities:


  • Pursues professional growth and provides developmental opportunities for others by soliciting and acting on performance feedback; building collaborative, cross-functional relationships; training and developing talent for growth opportunities; delegating tasks and decisions; fostering open dialogue amongst team members; executing performance management guidelines and expectations; and working closely with employees to set goals and provide open feedback and coaching to drive performance improvement.
  • Manages designated work unit by translating business plans into tactical action items; ensuring all policies and procedures are followed; delegating tasks to meet goals and objectives; overseeing the completion of work assignments; aligning team efforts; building accountability for and measuring progress in achieving results; identifying and addressing improvement opportunities; removing obstacles that impact performance; and guiding performance and developing contingency plans accordingly.
  • Manages the development, implementation, and automation of business and reporting solutions by partnering with stakeholders to ensure their design, planning, and implementation needs are being met while ensuring consistency and coherency of output; reviewing and approving results; ensuring data reports, visualizations, and/or interactive Business Intelligence (BI) reports meet established standards; reporting to senior-level stakeholders on key findings; and identifying needs for the development and implementation of additional reporting solutions.
  • Manages strategic data-informed decisions by consulting with senior-level clients and leadership to identify and clarify key business needs across functional areas, business and/or clinical lines; managing the development of outcomes and process measures; reviewing the translation of business requirements; determining data/information needs and data collection methods; leading the development of analysis plans; reviewing the impact of business decisions on clients, customers, and/or members; collaborating with clients and staff to identify opportunities and methods to improve efficiencies with analysis; ensuring end-users are supported and trained; and reviewing documentation of processes and deliverables.
  • Manages data analysis interpretation by reviewing findings and their application to contextual settings; reviewing insights, reports, and presentations to ensure a compelling story for stakeholders to enable and influence decision making; and sharing insights with internal and/or external audiences.
  • Manages data preparation for analytic efforts by integrating and consolidating data; ensuring data quality and accuracy; approving process improvements and recommending system changes to enhance overall quality of the data; escalating issues to ensure remediation as appropriate; and reviewing complex or high-profile data sets.
  • Manages data and information collection on targeted variables in an established systematic fashion by reviewing and approving data sources; providing guidance and review regarding data collection methods and analysis; leading routine data refresh and update; reviewing the development and/or delivery of tools for electronic data collection; ensuring users are trained and supported; and auditing documentation.
  • Manages the execution of creative data analytic approaches leading to actionable outcomes by reviewing data design and analysis; approving metrics to be analyzed; defining, calculating, and validating algorithms; reviewing and approving results of analyses; and providing technical support on complex analyses including inferential and/or predictive statistics.
    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Minimum two (2) years medical or health analytics experience.
    • Minimum three (3) years experience statistical consulting.
    • Minimum five (5) years statistical modeling experience using SAS, R, or another advanced statistical package.
    • Minimum three (3) years experience in a leadership role with or without direct reports.
    • Masters degree in Biostatistics, Statistics, Public Health, Data Science, or related field and Minimum six (6) years progressive corporate, non-profit, or consulting experience, including Minimum four (4) years in data analytics or directly related field. Additional equivalent work experience in a directly related field may be substituted for the degree requirement.

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        Preferred Qualifications:

        • Two (2) years experience working with SQL.
        • Two (2) years experience working with SAS.
        • Two (2) years relational database experience.
        • Two (2) years experience working with statistical analysis software.
        • Two (2) years experience working with Open Source Tools (e g , R, Python).
        • Three (3) years project management experience.
        • One (1) year supervisory experience.
        • One (1) year experience in process improvement.
        • Two (2) years programming experience.
        • Two (2) years experience working with data extraction and manipulation language.
          PrimaryLocation : California,Oakland,2000 Broadway
          HoursPerWeek : 40
          Shift : Day
          Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
          WorkingHoursStart : 08:00 AM
          WorkingHoursEnd : 05:00 PM
          Job Schedule : Full-time
          Job Type : Standard
          Employee Status : Regular
          Employee Group/Union Affiliation : NUE-NCAL-09-NUE-Non Union Employee
          Job Level : Manager with Direct Reports
          Job Category : Data Analytics,Vaccine Clinics Jobs
          Department : Oakland Reg - 1950 Franklin - RI Center for Comm Health_Eval - 0206
          Travel : No
          Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Oakland , Manager, Data Reporting and Analytics, Biostatistics Biostatistics, Executive , Oakland, California

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